PSITTACUS Hand Feeding (High Protein / 1Kg)


PSITTACUS Hand Feeding (High Protein / 1Kg) is backordered. We will ship it separately in 3 to 7 days.

Psittacus High Protein Hand Rearing Formula - for Amazons, Cockatoos, Green Cheek Conures, Caiques, Ring-necked Parakeets, Alexandrines.


This product is intended for hand-rearing parrot species which require low -fat diets such as Amazon parrots, white cockatoos, ring-necked parakeets and alexandrine parakeets (Amazona, Cacatua, Psittacula, etc.) from the moment that the feathers begin to emerge. It contains high oleic oil, stable and suitable to their needs. It also contains papaya, which promotes digestive transit.

Directions for use

This is a continuation hand feeding formula. For example, in Amazons it is used from 3rd week of life when the feathers begin to emerge. It is advisable to use a first-age formula for younger birds. It is designed to constitute 100% of the parrot's diet. During weaning stage, it should be gradually replaced by solid food. Mix with lukewarm water to a concentration of 20-25% (similar texture of a shaken yogurt). Store in a cool dry place after opening (while refrigeration is not advised, freezing is possible if it is hermetically sealed).

Daily intake

Average consumption of formula per serving is around 7-10 ml per 100 g of body weight. It is advisable to provide each individual chick the adequate amount and number of feeds according to their stage of development. Must take into account that parrots crop should be empty before each feeding.


Cereal grains, products and by-products of oil seeds and fruits, vegetable oils, legume seeds, products and by-products of cereal grains, minerals, fructose, dried brewer's yeast, dried papaya, inulin (0.05%)


Mixture of flavouring compounds, rosemary extract, African marigold extract (contains yucca extract 0.015%) / Sepiolite / Tocopherol-rich extracts of natural origin, palmitoyl-6-ascorbic acid / Compounds of trace elements (ferrous chelate, cupric chelate, manganese chelate, zinc chelate; calcium iodate anhydrous and hydroxy-analogue of selenomethionine) / Vitamins, pro-vitamins and chemically well-defined substances having similar effects (A, D3, E, C, K, B1, B2, B6, B12, Pantothenic acid, Niacin, Folic acid, Biotin, Choline chloride, B-carotene, Betaine anhydrous)

Analytical constituents

Moisture 7.0 %, Crude protein 20.5 %, Crude oils and fats 10.0 %, Crude fibres 3.8 %, Crude ashes 6.1 %